New Delhi: The wife and 18-year-old son of an Additional Sessions Judge were on Saturday shot at in Gurgaon afternoon by their own gunman. Both have been taken to a hospital where, sources say, the wife is out of danger but the son is critical.
The accused in the case fled the spot after the incident, but has now been apprehended. The incident occurred at around 3 pm on Saturday, at Unitech Arcadia in the city’s Sector 49. The victims are the family of Krishan Kant Sharma, who is an additional district and sessions judge in Gurgaon, the police said.
"An additional sessions judge's wife and son were shot at. They have been admitted in a nearby hospital and the doctors have taken them for a procedure," said DCP Gurgaon (East).
The gunman first shot the wife Ritu (38) and then the son, Dhruv (18), and tried to drag him in the car. But when he couldn't, he left them on the road and drove away in the same car, shows the video footage captured by eyewitnesses from their cellphones.
On his way, he called the judge to say, "I have shot your wife and son". He made two more calls telling people about the shooting, including his mother.
Mahipal was posted with the judge and his family for the past two years. Gurugram Police PRO Subhash Bokan told PTI that Mahipal was being interrogated to establish the reason why he opened fire.
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